The Rock Wall

Tuesday was one of those tramatic days that comes to every household with a new baby, separation. Van turned 11 weeks old on Jan. 13. Adrian will go back to work on next week, so she took him to daycare for the first time Tuesday. When Adrian picked him up at 11:30 because Baton Rouge

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ElDo School closings on Channel 10

If you need to know if the El Dorado Springs R-II School will be closed because of bad weather, look on KOLR 10 TV or go to facebook, according to Superintendent Mark Koca. On Tuesday, the Sun learned while talking to Supt. Mark Koca that the R-II School was closed because of bad weather and

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Governor Greitens launches rural broadband initiative

Governor Eric Greitens announced  Tuesday, Jan. 16, that the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) in partnership with the Missouri Department of Agriculture is launching a new statewide initiative to expand broadband infrastructure in unserved and underserved areas. Missouri’s rural communities are at a competitive disadvantage when it comes to business development, healthcare, and farming

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MDC’s black bear research website gets an upgrade, new look

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is updating their black bear research webpage with enhanced features and information on Missouri’s native black bear population. The new webpage will offer black bear research project summaries, project updates, new research photos, videos, interactive story maps and much more. One of many new web features on the black

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New substation online, but not live yet

The new electrical substation behind the police station is hooked up to power but is not yet carrying part of the load to El Dorado Springs utility customers. El Dorado Springs City Manager Bruce Rogers said the purpose of the power outage for about an hour on Tuesday morning, Jan. 9, was so that a

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Candidates filAe for April races

With filing closing at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 16, several citizens have put their names on the ballot. The Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board drew the attention of several from Stockton. Marvin Manring signed up for the five-year seat. Ladena Bough, Mary Morris, both from Stockton, and Judy Renn, who is currently on the

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Planned Parenthood?

Editor: In response to a letter a couple of weeks ago, I felt compelled to speak for the unborn babies who cannot speak for themselves. As a founder of Planned Parenthood, Margaret Sanger unashamedly called for the elimination of “human weeds,” for the “cessation of charity,” for the segregation of “morons, misfits and the maladjusted”

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Square dance to warm up

On Friday, Jan. 19, Mo-Kan Square Dancers will have a square dance with Jay Wright calling.  The dance will be held from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the Home Ec Building at the Vernon County Fairgrounds in Nevada.  Admission is $5 per adult dancer and $3 per youth dancer.  All area dancers are welcome.  For

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Providing information

SAFE AT HOME Q: After visiting my elderly mother over the holidays, I am stressed out because she is getting forgetful and I worry she won’t be safe. Is there anything I can do to make it safer for her? A: You can help protect you mother by making the home safer. I’ll just list

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Library Friends announce change

The local Friends of the Library, Inc. group would like to announce to our long time customers that they will no longer do the annual Valentine Fundraiser. Over the course of the last 20 plus years the community support of our project has been phenomenal. The project can only be considered a rousing success. The

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